bluet

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noun blu·et \ˈblü-ət\

Definition of bluet

  1. :  any of several perennial North American herbs (genus Hedyotis synonym Houstonia) of the madder family; especially :  one (Hedyotis caerulea synonym Houstonia caerulea) having tufted stems and bluish, white, or purplish flowers with yellow centers

Origin and Etymology of bluet

probably from 1blue


First Known Use: circa 1821

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